Special educational needs (SEN) teachers help young people who need extra support with their learning and will often work with children who have:
- mild to moderate learning difficulties
- specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia
- physical disabilities
- hearing or visual impairment
- emotional or behavioural problems
Typically, this role will:
- teach national curriculum subjects
- help pupils to develop their self-confidence, independence and abilities
- prepare lessons and teaching materials
- mark and assess work
- work with other professionals, such as medical staff, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists
- speak to parents and carers about their children’s progress
- attend meetings and training workshops
- organise outings, social activities and sporting events
A SEN teacher can work in a mixed class, a special class in a mainstream school, or in a special school. They can teach individual pupils or work in small groups. They’ll often be supported by teaching assistants. They can also work as an SEN teacher in a further education college.
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